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to military veterans today in indianapolis, vice president joe biden called the drawdown a milestone to be celebrated. >> drawing down our troops in iraq does not mean that we are disengaging from iraq. in fact, quite the opposite is true. we are in the process of falling on president bush's proposal for a long-term relationship. >> america's top general in iraq says that it would take a complete failure of iraqi forces to have the u.s. resume combat. >>> a hostage situation has left nine people dead. the shooter is a former policeman and was armed with an end-16 rifle. 15 people were held hostage during the 10-hour-long standoff. he killed eight people before he was shot dead. >>> thousands of people -- thousands of dead fish are found at the mouth of the mississippi river. officials are trying to figure out if the oil spill is responsible. in houston, there are hearings have begun on the oil spill. >>> it is back-to-school day for thousands of students in the metro area. for most of dc's 44,000 students, school began without a hitch. >> you cannot fix for 40 years of neglect in thr
area. there is another batch around indianapolis moving into ohio. later tonight we could still see some. look at the doppler and what is left of that line. there is another batch are around fredericksburg. because of the heat, we will see it all over again tomorrow. we are under a heat advisory tomorrow and will feel close to 100 degrees. the risk once again of seeing more widespread severe weather tomorrow. >>> tonight storms and the major storms last week have concerned -- people concerned about the power in montgomery county. a lot of people on edge. >> that is so treated. -- so true. take a look behind me in rockville. there is a tree that tumbled over. it has not been cleared yet, so the thought of another storm has people concerned. as winds picked up in rockville, this man grew increasingly concerned. >> i cannot deal with that. >> he and his family spent four days without power in the sweltering heat after the last big storm. >> it was a welcome relief when at midnight on wednesday night when the power came on. >> this neighborhood was one of the worst affected. >> we were
to the deep south. >> dallas sizzle as the 105. kansas city, 99. indianapolis, 95. 90s from new orleans to new york. 70s in pacific northwest. 83 in sacramento. and 90 in salt lake city. >>> coming up on this thursday, super bugs. a new threat from deadly bacteria that are resistant to drugs. >>> and iowa under water, some of the worst flooding. >>> and the mainstay of the >>> markets overseas this morning are reacting to that double dose of bad news from the u.s. wednesday's wall street stumble and the surge of july foreclosures. tokyo's nikkei average lost 80 points today. hong kong's hang seng is down sharply in late trading. in london, the ftse is up in early trading. wall street starts the dow with 10,378, after dropping 2 sky points yesterday and landing in negative territory for the year. nasdaq lost 68 points. >>> general motors is expected to report a $1 billion quarterly profit this morning. it would be the auto giant's first profit in three years. gm is now wildly expected to file upon a initial public stock offering tomorrow. that would let the federal government sell its majority
of regulatory violations. >> vice president joe biden visits the midwest today. in indianapolis he is addressing the veterans of foreign wars about iraq and afghanistan and heads to a chrysler plant in dleed dough to discuss efforts to strengthen the nation's auto industry. >>> and conrad murray, michael jackson's personal doctor has a court hearing today in los angeles. he has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for giving jackson a fatal dose of anesthetic. >>> coming up later today on "good morning america," new details about that fatal seaworld attack six months ago. >> explosive charges from a whistle blower there when a trainer was killed by a 17-foot orca, that's a "gma" exclusive. >> for some of you local news is coming up next. >> for everyone else "america this morning" continues after this. ♪ whoa ♪ ♪ ♪ one tribe, y'all ♪ one tribe, y'all ♪ one tribe, y'all ♪ we are one people [ female announcer ] when you choose pepsi, you support the pepsi refresh project. which is giving away millions of dollars to refresh communities across america. ♪ one, one, one people [
pittsburgh to indianapolis. wet on each end on i-95 and on i-10 along the gulf coast. flash flooding on i-15, 25 and 40 in the rockies. >> if you are flying today, expect airport delays in denver, chicago, detroit, new york, philadelphia, washington and new orleans. >>> and now, to the latest warning about dietary supplements. americans shelled out $27 billion on them last year. but "consumer reports" has just singled out 12 ingredients said to be linked to a string of health problems, from cancer to kidney damage. here, now, is lisa stark. >>> reporter: dietary supplements are a booming business. 150 million americans take them, but now a warning from "consumer reports" about ingredients that may hurt, not help. >> with the dozen supplements that we've identified, we think it's all risk and no benefit. >> reporter: what the magazine calls the dirty dozen are marketed for everything from weight loss to coughs to anxiety and depression and a host of other ailments. but "consumer reports" says each can have serious side effects. >> liver damage, liver failure, kidney damage, heart attacks. >>
, august 10. in the basketball coach, a star from duke is now in indianapolis. >> just missed him yesterday. [ male announcer ] need a better way to save for the things you want? meet pnc virtual wallet. it comes with a wish list, that helps you set aside money for the stuff that really matters... just put the things you want on your wish list... and contribute money when you feel like it... then, watch as you get closer to getting what you want. wish list is built to make saving a whole lot more fun. experience all the ways virtual wallet can help you save at pncvirtualwallet.com. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >> here we go again. >> ready for august? >> [unintelligible] temperatures near 90 degrees. after that, we will be in the mid 90's. it will not be a long since tended -- extended heat wave. we will have a break. >> we take the star sirius. >> we always take the star sirius. -- serious. >> we always take the star serious. >> we always take the star serious. with my citi thankyou points when it happened... [ glass breaks ] ...again. ♪ [ child ] run! [ man ] first it was the mailbo
, 98 and indianapolis, 94. 90s from new york to new orleans. 70 in seattle. 88 in boise and 107 in phoenix. >>> and when we come back this morning, a whole new business. >> the newest recall from honda affecting hundreds of thousands of cars. >>> on top of that trouble for one flight attendant who was first off of his flight by pulling the emergency slide. details coming up. ly moisturizi. >>> members of the house are interrupting their summer break to vote on a jobs bill. it provides $10 billion for teachers and 16 billion for medicaid payments to the states. democrats say it will save hundreds of thousands of jobs for teachers as well as state and local government work is. republicans say it is a giveaway to unions and does nothing for the private sector. >>> there seems to be no question the federal reserve will leave interest rates at record lows when it meets today but investors are expecting the central bank to announce other moves to jump-start the economic recovery. the fed has a number of tools at its disposal if it decides to take action. >>> overseas stock markets are
and 95 in albuquerque. heat advisories across the south. dallas hits 105. kansas city, 100. indianapolis, 97. 81 here in new york and 93 in atlanta. >>> your money news is next. is the economy slipping back into a recession? >>> plus, three kids hop a flight without telling their parents. should the airline have called mom and dad? >>> and dr. laura apologizes for using the "n" word more than once. >>> asian markets ended the week by pairing some heavy losses, the hope for a similar result today on wall street. >> the dow has lost ground five of the last six trading sessions. yesterday's loss stemmed from a weak unemployment report. dan anal has more now. dan? >> good morning, rob and vinita. it was a surprising number for economists who were expecting to see the volume of first-time jobless claims actually decrease. that increase to the highest rate of new unemployment claimants in spring was a disappointment that added to the latest fear about the economy. the past three days have seen the dow drop by 3.5% and investors are worried that profits at the end of 2010 will take a hit as con
, indianapolis and columbus. scattered showers from pittsburgh to new england. showers along the gulf coast. heavy downpours could cause flooding from new mexico to wyoming. >> 96 in boise. mostly 80s along the pacific coast. a windy 86 in the twin cities. and 91 in detroit. upper 80s in new york and boston. 96 in atlanta. 95 in the big easy. and 104 in dallas. >>> visitors are pouncing on a wildlife park in germany to get a glimpse of its new, noisy residents. >> four, rare white tiger cubs made their public debut yesterday. they are kind of cute. the cubs born 2 1/2 weeks ago were given their first medical exam. and they didn't take it lying down. instead they meowed loudly, as the vets did in fact give them a clean bill of health. >> they weigh about nine pounds. they are still waiting to be named. >>> we'll be right back. hó if you fight to sleep in the middle of the night, why go one more round ? you don't need a rematch, but a rethink. with lunesta. lunesta is thought to interact with gaba receptors associated with sleep. lunesta helps you get the restful sleep you need. lunesta has
and to the south. dallas climbs to 104. kansas city 98. indianapolis 94. 90s for much of the east coast. 70 in seattle. 85 in sacramento. and 88 in boise. >>> a beloved family pet in oregon has earned her title as man's best friend. >> missy the dachshund came to the rescue of her owner after he collapsed from a vertigo attack. missy was outside but she sensed something was wrong and ran to a neighbor's house. missy refused to leave until the neighbor followed her home. then she ran laps around the house. the neighbor called paramedics and misty's owner was saved. >> the neighbor said he knew something was wrong because missy would never leave her yard on her own. we'll be right back. around his house. these people chose freedom over restrictions. independence over limitations. they chose mobility. they chosehe scooter store. and this is the team of mobility experts who made it all happen. ii great news, you've been approved for payment. dr. cruz, i'm calling on behalf ofmarie stanford. and they can make it happen for you. hi, i'm doug harrison, if you're living with limited mobility, call
. indianapolis 91. it's 89 in sacramento. 93 in colorado springs, and 94 in boise. >>> it is not made of gold, but it has turned out to be quite a gem. >> a rare yellow lobster was found alive off the coast of newport, rhode island. the lobsterman who trapped it said he's never seen anything like that before and that's not a surprise since a yellow lobster is just 1 in 30 million. >> the unique color will keep it out of hot water literally. instead of ending up on a dinner plate, it will be spared and put out on display. the lucky guy. >> buy a lottery ticket. >> we'll be right back. i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from paying .up to thousands of dollars... out of your own pocket. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans...
in indianapolis. 73 here in new york. 93 in atlanta. 70s from seattle to billings. 93 in albuquerque. 91 in colorado springs. >>> it was a whole lot of leaping and lunging from fido and company. >> families across hungary brought their pooches to budapest to compete in the disk dogging championships. it's also called four-legged frisbee or i guess six-legged if you count the essential human component. >> judges were looking for gymnastic prowess and rapport between the animal and the trainer. one point of the event was simply to throw, jump, and have some good, old-fashioned family fun. >> athletic dogs, look at them go. >> better shape than i am. >> we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] fact. when pain keeps you up, nothing is proven to help you fall asleep faster than advil pm liqui-gels. rushing real liquid relief to ease you to sleep fast. for nighttime pain, make advil pm your #1 choice. >>> welcome back. afghan president hamid karzai is addressing his country's security issues and the war on terrorism. >> he's also confronting afghanistan's future relationship with the taliban.
motorcyclist killed at the indianapolis speedway. the 13-year-old was run over by another motorcycle. the accident is sparking debate about now young is too young for the sport. stewart aiken speaks for the racers. >> these people have proven time and time again, their skills have proven that their more than ready for a track like this. absolutely. >> it was the first death at that track since an indycar driver was killed during a test run back in 2003. >>> we have new video of those 33 miners awaiting rescue in capitol hilly. the men seem to be mostly in good spiriteds. they say things have improved since beginning to receive water and food from the surface. some of the men do appear emotional when they address their families and friends. the men will have to help move thousands of tons of rock that's expected to fall in the mining as the rescue tunnel is drilled from above. >>> well, this hasn't happened in more than 400 years, the mound sinabung volcano in indonesia is now erupting. some airports have been diverted because of poor visibility. >>> and in medical news this morning,
, and indianapolis 97. 81 here in new york and 93 in atlanta. >>> it's a sight that makes you want to shed your clothes, grab your bubble bath and jump in. >> okay. 30,000 rubber duckies were dumped into the chicago river for a race toward michigan avenue. it was the fifth annual windy city rubber ducky derby. sponsors paid $5 a duck to raise money for the special olympics. >> each duck was numbered, and there were prizes for the owners of the first duckies to reach the finish line. >> as exciting as this video is, we have to take a break. >>> an arab israeli m i in >>> an arab-israeli man is in custody accused in a series of stabbings in three states. he was arrested moments before he tried to flee the country. >> elias abuelazam is suspected of stabbing eight men. they are now searching for a motive. >> a slew of men maimed or murdered from michigan to ohio to virginia. the serial slasher case has scared and spellbound entire communities. >> the suspect in the 14 stabbing assaults in our community has been apprehended. >> reporter: as investigators laid out details of a violent crime spree an
high temperature during the day today. we'll see the numbers go probably to triple digits. indianapolis gets to 96. it will feel like 100 to 119 in most of the country. yep, that's august. >> coming >> coming up in the next half hour, we'll look at some activity in the tropics, george. >> okay, sam, thank you very much. >>> first lady michelle obama and daughter sasha are back home at the white house after a five-day trip from spain that has drawn flak for being who extravaga extravagant. yunji de nies covered it. >> reporter: sasha gave her father a belated birthday hug after a whirlwind tour of southern spain. just hours earlier, mother and daughter met with the spanish king and queen for a lunch of fresh seafood and veal. for five days, they shopped and saw the sights, all under the crush of crowds. this girls' getaway wasn't cheap. these hotel rooms run from $400 to nearly $7,000 a night. the white house said the obamas paid their own way, but their security is covered by american taxpayers. some estimates put that cost at $2 have the,000. >> if they were mrs. bush, screaming would
, to chicago, all the way to indianapolis. these are 75-mile-per-hour storms. these are big thunderstorms, carrying lots and lots of rain. this can really be a problem. obviously, on your drive in this morning, but anytime during the day today. the other big weather story today. this is serious heat >>> and we are gearing up for another hot day. the daytime highs will make it into the mid to upper 80's. tonight it will cool down to the upper 60's. still energized from that little discussion, robin. all that weather was brought to you by dairy queen. robin? >> thinking about that. just breathe. thanks, sam. >>> next, a new consumer alert about supplements. could they be harmful to your health? well, max, first day... moh-ohm. -do you have your lunch? -yes. and you know where your classroom is? uh huh. mom, i can walk from here. what about your... mom, i got it. ♪ [ female announcer ] they're never too big for a little something sweet. kellogg's rice krispies treats. long summer days, and not enough sleep. what i wouldn't do for a do-over. [ female announcer ] new neutrogena® clinical sk
. >> phoenix climbs to 107. sacramento 89. 90s in omaha, kansas city and indianapolis. 103 in dallas. and 92 in new orleans. 80s in boston, new york, and atlanta. >>> more than 100 families in south carolina are making waves for a good cause. >> they hit the beach along with a special camp for autistic children. the group called surfers healing pairs professionals with kids so they can appreciate the sport. the group's founder says the children living with autism respond to the water in a magical kind of way. >> that's a great idea. parents say it's incredible to see how the kids calm down. some of them as you can imagine cry as first but 99% of them eventually get it and you can see by the smiles there they enjoy it. >> we'll be right back with more after this. diabetics on medicare! i'm a diabetic and i want you to know over 230,000 u.s. their diabetic supplies through liberty medical. and that begins with the one touch ultra 2 meter. easy to use, fast results... at no additional cost! liberty helps keep you on track by delivering diabetic supplies to your door...and filing your claims. i
to albuquerque. minneapolis 88. indianapolis 93. 87 here in new york. 94 in miami. >>> well, commuter rail is getting a little safer and more comfortable for women in indonesia. >> indonesia is the world's most populous muslim country. the new train cars should help them ride without unwanted advances or harassment. the special cars are located in the front and the back of the train and they feature bright pink and orange seats. >> the women ride in style. similar services are offered to rail commuters in japan, india and brazil as well. >> great idea. we'll be right back with more "world news now." hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for "little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no co
and portland. sweltering in phoenix at 107. albuquerque 92. 86 in fargo. 90s from the twin cities, indianapolis. 86 in boston. 96 in baltimore. >>> threatening weather forced bp and the coast guard to take action in the oil spill zone. they decided to stop drilling a relief well yesterday before the storm system formed into a tropical depression. the storm could delay work on that well by two or three days. >>> investigators have reached the remote site of a fatal crash in alaska. that crash took the lives of five people, including former alaska senator ted stevens. brad wheelis reports on the crash near dillingham, alaska, and stevens' remarkable career. >> reporter: from washington, d.c. to his beloved home state of alaska, former senator ted stevens is being remembered as a man as large in life as the state he represented for 40 years. president barack obama said, michelle and i extend our condolences to the entire stevens family and to the families of those who perished alongside senator stevens in this terrible accident. stevens was among five people killed in a plane crash monday evening.
albuquerque to boise. indianapolis 84. kansas city 81. dallas 99. it's 72 here in new york. and 70 in boston. >>> you might say it was a match made in heaven. a houston couple that seemed destined to be together from day one. >> matt johnson and samantha green were born on the same day, the same year, at the same hospital. they were even delivered by the same doctor. they met 15 years later while attending the same high school. >> oh, wow. matt and samantha are now 23 years old. they now have one more thing in common, their wedding date. the couple just got married over the weekend. congrats to them. >> hopefully they're not twins separated at birth. we'll be back with more "world news now." >>> hurricane danielle has formed far off the atlantic coast but it is not expected to make landfall. >> 18 years ago, though, hurricane andrew did make landfall. it absolutely blasted south florida and was the third most powerful cat 5 storm in american history. from the "abc news vault," coverage from august 24th, 1992. >> reporter: a force of nature. erratic. deadly. and florida was just the beginning
in portland. indianapolis 83. kansas city 81. dallas just 88. just 67 in boston. and 76 here in the big apple. >>> people around spokane, washington, are playing host to some unwanted eight-legged friends and they won't be leaving any time soon. >> it is spider season in that neck of the woods. exterminators say it's the worst they've seen in 25 years. a bite from these hobo spiders could cause a blister, even a staph infection. homeowners are setting up traps as well as bug spray. >> experts say as it gets colder the invasion could actually get worse so avoid spokane if you are scared of spiders. >> bedbugs, spiders. >> we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ , ♪ [ male announcer ] try fixodent with a time-released formula. use just once per day for all-day hold. fixodent and forget it. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how a
99 in phoenix. mostly 90s from omaha to indianapolis. 92 in boston. 96 in new york. and upper 80s from atlanta to new orleans. >>> and now to other news. there is little reaction from the u.s. government about the arrest of two men who took a united airlines flight from chicago to amsterdam. however, law enforcement sources tell abc news the men have been charged with preparation of a terrorist attack. brian ross has details. >> in custody in the netherlands are two men, both natives of yemen, who lived in the u.s. legally. ahmed mohamed al soofi and hasan al murisi. started their flights at birmingham yesterday. flew to chicago o'hare and then changed plans right at o'hare but sent their bags on in a separate flight. they flew to the netherlands but the bags were going on to dubai. and with what was in the bags that concerns law enforcement authorities. the security of people in birmingham realized that al soofi had $7,000 in cash, bulky clothing. in addition, in the bags cell phones taped to a pepto-bismol bottle, a mock explosive. that's what the fbi is saying tonight. three ot
, and billings. triple digits in phoenix and boise. 84 in omaha. 75 in chicago. and 79 in indianapolis. 80s from boston to baltimore. and 90 in atlanta. >>> well, this is a truly unique way to knock back a few cold ones, or should we say, hot ones. >> you might want to bring your i.d. along with your appetite at this year's texas state fair. that's because the menu will include fried beer. it looks like sauteed ravioli but it's pretzel pockets filled with beer. >> this is a bad idea. i'm just going to go out there -- look, it's all running out. >> it sounds delicious. >> this concoction is part of the big tex choice recipe contest. we're told the beer does not lose its potency. doesn't just boil out because it's not fried long enough. if you want to try it, you will in fact be carded. >> mm, mm, mm. i'm thirsty. back with more after this. electrostatic dry cloths attract so much fine dirt on hard floors [ funny voice ] hey, vacuum, wanna attract more fine dirt? then try the static balloon! [ squeaking ] [ female announcer ] sorry, vacuum. swiffer sweepervac has both a powerful vacuum and electro
to the deep south. >> dallas sizzles at 105. kansas city 99. indianapolis 95. 81 in boston. 90s from new orleans to new york. 70s in the pacific northwest. 83 in sacramento. and 90 in salt lake city. >>> a buried treasure has been unearthed in israel and it is quite a chunk of change. >> to say the least. the 2,000-year-old coin weighs almost an ounce. that makes it the heaviest and most valuable gold coin ever found in israel. it was minted in egypt and bears a portrait that may represent cleopatra. >> in ancient times the coin was worth up to a year's salary. today it is valued at about $80,000. think about it, an ounce of gold, that's about $1,200 if it wasn't an ancient coin. >> you can mail that right here to "world news now." [ wom nine iron, it's almost tee-time... time to face the pollen that used to make me sneeze... my eyes water. but now zyrtec®, ]e fastest 24-hour allergy relief, comes in a new liquid gel. new zyrtec® liquid gels work fast, so i can love the air®. when pain keeps you up, nothing is proven to help you fall asleep faster than advil pm liqui-gels. rushing re
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